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Bret Jensen

Bret Jensen was chief investment strategist from 2008-2011 for Simplified Asset Management (S.A.M.), a small long/short hedge fund based in Miami. The fund was in top 5% of long/short hedge funds for total return in its first full year (2009) as ranked by Hedgeco fund database (more than 450 funds in category). Jensen has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including more than a decade of managerial experience at American Express. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Arizona State University. His personal blog is at Jensen acts as corporate secretary for Florida Alternative Investment Association, which encompasses more than 100 managers managing more than $30 billion in assets under management. Follow Bret on Twitter: @Bret_Jensen.
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Fingers Crossed for a Small-Cap Revenge Rally in 2022

The lingering effects of the pandemic have been hard on smaller biotech and healthcare stocks, but the worm could turn next year.

Options Play of the Week: A Mid-Cap Biopharma in the Crosshairs

Acadia is a good sum-of-the-parts story with bad news mostly priced in and potential positive catalysts on the near-term horizon.

Why Are Insiders Buying These 2 Beaten Down Small-Cap Biopharmas?

Eyenovia and BioDelivery Sciences are their targets.

We Might Be Witnessing Retail's Last Hurrah as Pressure Intensifies on Consumers

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This Industrial Name Looks Like a Pretty Darn Attractive Inflation Play

GrafTech International makes specialized graphite electrodes for electric arc furnaces and it should have pricing power because of its niche business.

Options Play of the Week: Making Bank on a Boring Homebuilder

Consistent singles and an occasional double with few strikeouts? Sounds good to me.

Coming This Christmas: More Inflation

Combined with continued global supply chain shortages, the holidays are shaping up to be one Scrooge would be proud of.

History Says Enthusiasm About Infrastructure Spending Should Be Tempered

It could be a few years before construction projects that receive money from the latest federal infrastructure infusion get off the ground.

Stagflation's Prospects Keep Rising With All the Government Spending Going On

It is hard to be positive on profit margins, earnings growth or the markets in an era of falling productivity and raging inflation.

Options Play of the Week: Dipping Into Dynavax

Knee-jerk reactions to earnings results can create attractive opportunities.

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